Greg Goldthwait is a funeral director with thirty years experience in New York. He proudly serves families at the Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsburg, N.Y. and the Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral Home in Troy, PA. Greg and his wife Teresa reside in Big Flats, NY and have two daughters, Samantha and Cassie.
Greg is a Southern Tier Native and a graduate of SUNY Canton, NY where he received his AAS in Mortuary Science. Mr. Goldthwait began his career with the Roberts Funeral Home in November 2005. Shortly after obtaining his Pennsylvania Funeral Directors License in 2008, he joined the staff at Gerald W. Vickery Funeral Home in Troy, PA. Greg is a member of the Finger Lakes Funeral Directors Association where he serves as a Trustee and Board Member, a twenty year member of the National Ski Patrol at Greek Peak Ski Resort where he has served several years as Assistant Patrol Leader and Board Member, Fire Commissioner of Big Flats Fire District #1 where he served as Chairman, Chemung Valley Waverly Lodge #350, and volunteered as a CVSA Youth Soccer Coach.
Daniel E. Gilliland is a funeral director proudly serving families at the Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsburg, N.Y. and the Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral Home in Troy, PA.
Mr. Gilliland lives in Troy with his wife Kimberly. They have been married for 22 years and have 7 children together. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Warner University in Lake Wales, Florida and was awarded a degree in Funeral Directing from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.
Dan is a member of Trojan Lodge #306 of Free & Accepted Masons, a member and past High Priest of Troy Royal Arch Chapter #261, a member of both the Valley of Towanda, PA and the Valley of Williamsport, PA Scottish Rite, and is a member of the Bradford County Camp of Gideon’s International. Dan enjoys golfing, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Besides being a licensed funeral director in Pennsylvania and New York, Dan is also a Certified Celebrant. If you are not a member of a church or if you simply do not wish to have a religious service, he can help you. As a Certified Celebrant, Dan works with families to create a meaningful tribute that reflects the personality and life-style of the deceased. He received his training and certification from the In-Sight Institute.